Pavakkai fry recipe, crispy bitter gourd fries
Pavakkai/bitter gourd….oh no…it tastes bitter…This is what generally we say. Believe me, this crispy bitter gourd fries does not have the bitterness at all. Even kids will love it.
At times, I use red food color to get a deep red pavakkai fry. Most of the times, when I buy bitter gourd, I make this recipe pavakkai fry. Some deep fry it. I generally grill it or fry it in dosa pan using two tablespoons of oil.
For me, since I shallow fry it, pavakkai fry is surely a healthy recipe.
Try it out and you’ll know how easy, tasty, and crispy it turns out to be!
How to make pavakkai fry or crispy bittergourd fries:
1. Cut bitter gourd into thin and round pieces. In a bowl, put all the ingredients except bitter gourd and add 2 tablespoons water and mix well. If you are using color, mix the color in a teaspoon of water and add it to the remaining ingredients. The consistency of the paste should neither be watery or thick paste.2. In a frying pan, heat oil. When the oil is hot, add the bitter gourd pieces and fry until they become golden brown. You can also shallow fry bitter gourd pieces in two tablespoon of oil in a pan. I have shallow fried them.Now, crispy bitter gourd fries are ready!!! You can either have it as snack or as a side dish for rice.